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Openly Gay Governor Candidate Leads Maine Pride Parade

A Democratic candidate who reluctantly came out of the closet last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine’s biggest gay pride parade and festival Saturday

06/21/2014

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Sandy Hook Parents Raise Money To Make Schools Safer

A group of parents who lost children in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School are raising money to help other communities better secure their schools.

05/16/2013

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State Senate Votes To Restore State Benefits to Vets Discharged Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Connecticut lawmakers are seeking to restore state benefits to gay and lesbian veterans discharged under the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.

04/24/2013

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Survey: Many Gay NY Students Still Harassed

A large majority of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender middle and high schools students in New York say they are called names.

03/22/2013

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Gay And Play Hockey? You’re Welcome At UConn

Gay and play hockey? You’re welcome at the University of Connecticut.

05/24/2012

Central Connecticut State University students rally in support of two female students who had threatening, anti-gay messages left on their dorm room door. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

CCSU Rally After Anti-gay Threats Left At Dorm Door

Several hundred Central Connecticut State University students gathered in the middle of campus Tuesday evening, to denounce threatening, anti-gay messages left on the dorm room door of two female students.

03/13/2012

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UConn Hosts Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Conference

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ About 2,500 people, including 1,900 youth, are gathering at the University of Connecticut for what’s being billed as the largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth conference in the country. Gov. […]

03/11/2011

Connecticut Plaintiffs Sue Over "Defense of Marriage Act"

By LARRY NEUMEISTER and PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ Gay civil rights groups trying to build momentum for a possible Supreme Court showdown filed two lawsuits Tuesday that seek to strike down […]

11/09/2010

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